Blame it on the bike: does cycling contribute to a city’s gentrification?

  Rightly or wrongly, gentrification is often seen as a process that arrives on two wheels. From Red Hook in Brooklyn to London Fields, fixed-gear bike-wielding young professionals have flocked to former industrial lots and waterfronts. But does cycling really contribute to gentrification? John Stehlin, a geographer at the University of California, Berkeley who has … Continue reading Blame it on the bike: does cycling contribute to a city’s gentrification?